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Coffee prices rising due to fungus

The U.S. government is stepping up efforts to help Central American farmers fight a devastating coffee disease — and hold down the price for…

Rescue workers carry the dead body of a miner from the mine in Soma, western Turkey, early Wednesday, May 14, 2014. Rescuers desperately raced against time to reach more than 200 miners trapped underground Wednesday after an explosion and fire at a coal mine in western Turkey killed at least 200 workers, authorities said, in one of the worst mining disasters in Turkish history. Turkey's Energy Minister Taner Yildiz said 787 people were inside the coal mine in Soma, some 250 kilometers (155 miles) south of Istanbul, at the time of the accident and 363 of them had been rescued so far. (AP Photo/Emrah Gurel)

232 dead in Turkey coal mine disaster

Women wailed uncontrollably, men knelt sobbing and others just stared in disbelief outside a coal mine in western Turkey as rescue workers r…

A local resident rubs his head while he and others queue to get their referendum ballot papers and vote, in Mariupol, Ukraine, on Sunday, May 11, 2014. Residents of two restive regions in eastern Ukraine cast ballots Sunday in referendums, which seek approval for declaring sovereign people's republics in the Donetsk and Luhansk regions. Sign on entrance reads "Referendum". (AP Photo)

Ukraine guardsmen open fire on crowd

Ukrainian national guardsmen opened fire Sunday on a crowd outside a town hall in eastern Ukraine and an official for the region's insurgent…

Nigeria's Missing Girls

Nigeria’s missing girls

The United States is setting up joint intelligence team at our embassy in Nigeria in a stepped up effort to find 300 girls who went missing …

Cri Du Chat awareness week

Cri du Chat Syndrome is a rare genetic condition. It occurs in approximately 1 in every 35,000 live births.